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An agreement between two parties in any way related to land

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2014 © Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID
Peer-reviewed publication
Reports & Research
April 2024
Global

Countries face severe local and global climate risks with grave social, economic, and environmental costs. Given a significant portion of global emissions are a result of agriculture, forestry, and other land-based investments, governments can mitigate climate risks by ensuring these investments contribute to, rather than undermine, national and global climate goals.

Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts
Manuals & Guidelines
September 2021
Global

Investment in agriculture is essential for sustainable development, in particular for achieving food security, adequate nutrition, decent employment, poverty reduction and environmental protection. In seeking to attract agricultural investment, many governments and local communities have entered into Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC).

Small-image-Bridging
Manuals & Guidelines
May 2019
Global

This note provides guidance for civil society actors and communities on how to access and how to use the information contained in contracts with companies to be able to:


• Understand company and government obligations related to a company project;


• Monitor whether those obligations are being fulfilled;


Reports & Research
August 2017
Global

In the recent explosion of attention given to the land grabbing phenomenon, contract farming has been identified as a potentially inclusive alternative for smallholders to outright acquisition of farm land by agri-business capital. This paper responds to these claims by resituating contract farming as an equally important form of land control.

a note on methodology_ground truthing
Manuals & Guidelines
June 2016
Global

This guide aims to help community organisers and paralegals to use the method of “ground-truthing” to collect information about operations that might be illegal, prohibited or causing harm. It is a useful tool to monitor the impacts of investments and the proper implementation of agreements and contracts.

Accountability Resource Guide
Manuals & Guidelines
August 2015
Global

This guide provides information for communities who are, or who may be, harmed by projects sponsored by financial institutions, development banks and private groups.

Manuals & Guidelines
March 2015
Global

These principles provide guidance on ways to align business objectives with the safeguard of human rights. The principles aim to integrate the management of human rights risks into contract negotiations on investment projects between host State entities and foreign business investors, building on the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Natural Resource Contracts
Manuals & Guidelines
November 2013
Global

This guide aims to explain common topics that are addressed in natural resource contracts and to provide suggestions for improving contracts that are vague or unfavorable to host countries and to the protection of land rights. It covers a number of topics relevant to contracts:

● Environmental and social issues

● Fiscal provisions

● Transparency

How To: Contract Monitoring Roadmap
Training Resources & Tools
October 2013
Global

This platform provides an introduction to the concepts surrounding community monitoring, based on the "Contracting Roadmap" developed by the World Bank Institute. It is appropriate for civil society organisations who are exploring whether they can monitor procurements, butit also applies to any entity interested in contract and project monitoring.

Resource Contracts
Training Resources & Tools
January 2012
Global

ResourceContracts.org is a repository of publicly available oil, gas, and mining contracts in machine-readable, searchable, open data format. ResourceContracts.org promotes greater transparency of investments in the extractive industries, and facilitates a better understanding of the contracts that govern them.

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